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19/07/2012 at 17:17

JUST BACK FROM HOLIDAY, NO APPLES FORMING. BEFORE I WENT AWAY THE TREE WAS COVERED IN BLOSSOM, IS IT THE WEATHER OR LACK OF BEES ? NOTICED THAT THERE ARN'T ANY

   
19/07/2012 at 17:29

A bit of both-it looks like a poor year for growers and gardeners alike

http://www.freshplaza.com/news_detail.asp?id=97539

and a recent discussion

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/fruit-andamp-veg/no-apples/4344.html

19/07/2012 at 18:30

MY APPLE TREE IS APROX 20 FT HIGH AND ABOUT 20 YEARS OLD AND IS JUST THE SAME AS PETER MARPLE NOT ONE APPLE HAS SET , 

19/07/2012 at 18:39

Last year I had abumper crop of apples but this year  Ihave not a single one.

19/07/2012 at 18:44

thanks for your replys been on the web seems that the UK has a shortage of bees because of the wet weather orchards all over the country are suffering with no apples, so my one tree is nothing

   
19/07/2012 at 19:21

AS THERE ARE NO APPLES I WAS WONDERING IF NOW WOULD BE OK TO GIVE IT A GOOD PRUNING AS I SAID IT IS VERY BIG AND A BIT OUT OF CONTROL BUT I AM  NOT SURE IF I SOULD , I WOULD NOT WANT SPOIL ANY FRUIT FOR NEXT YEAR ,ANY ADVICE WOULD BE VERY WELCOME .. B/F

20/07/2012 at 14:25

No Apples or Pears this year on our trees.

No Plums either, plenty of flowers this year which became embryo plums, but seems the heavy rain knocked them off.

Last year about a thousand on five trees, this year I can see about twenty have survived so far.

20/07/2012 at 14:29
Big-Frank wrote (see)

AS THERE ARE NO APPLES I WAS WONDERING IF NOW WOULD BE OK TO GIVE IT A GOOD PRUNING AS I SAID IT IS VERY BIG AND A BIT OUT OF CONTROL BUT I AM  NOT SURE IF I SOULD , I WOULD NOT WANT SPOIL ANY FRUIT FOR NEXT YEAR ,ANY ADVICE WOULD BE VERY WELCOME .. B/F

I would be inclined to leave any work till the autumn- when the leaves have dropped off

20/07/2012 at 14:55

THANKS SOTONGEOFF FOR THE ADVICE 

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